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[texts]The Terrorism Acts in 2011: report of the Independent Reviewer on the operation of the Terrorism Act 2000 and of part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
Dated June 2012
Keywords: terrorism; terrorist; schedule; northern; proscription; ireland; offences; detention; detained; para; human rights; terrorism acts; northern ireland; annual report; great britain; terrorist suspects; ports officers; independent reviewer; united kingdom; terrorist offences
Downloads: 108
[texts]Guidelines for the blood transfusion services in the United Kingdom:7th ed. 2005 - United Kingdom Blood Transfusion Services
This is the seventh edition of a book that provides best practice guidelines and detailed technical procedures for blood transfusion services. It takes account of the European Directives on blood and tissues and resulting UK regulations and indicates which of the guidelines that are now legal requirements.
Keywords: blood; component; components; donor; donors; donation; leucocyte; transfusion; guidelines; cells; blood group; blood component; blood transfusion; red cell; red cells; blood components; hospital blood; transfusion services; leucocyte depleted; general guidelines
Downloads: 193
[texts]UK Anti-Doping Annual report 2010/11 - UK Anti-doping

Keywords: doping; sport; march; athletes; testing; accounting; financial; athlete; international; assets; net expenditure; financial reporting; financial statements; internal control; athlete suspended; rugby union; testing programme; doping control; chief executive; david kenworthy
Downloads: 97
[texts]Climate change: financing global forests - Eliasch Review
This Review aims to provide a comprehensive analysis of international financing to reduce forest loss and its associated impacts on climate change. It does so with reference to the international debate surrounding the potential for a new global climate change deal in Copenhagen at the end of 2009. Forestry produces around 17 per cent of global emissions, making it the third largest source of greenhouse gas emissions, exceeding the entire global transport sector...
Keywords: forest; emissions; carbon; deforestation; international; countries; climate; global; credits; forests; forest carbon; carbon markets; climate change; capacity building; forest emissions; emissions reductions; carbon market; forest sector; forest nations; forest credits
Downloads: 135
[texts]National policy statement for nuclear power generation (EN-6) - Department of Energy and Climate Change
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for nuclear power generation. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); and the electricity transmission and distribution net...
Keywords: nuclear; ipc; power; sites; stations; policy; impacts; nps; assessment; aos; nuclear aos; climate change; nuclear power; power generation; power stations; development consent; flood risk; policy statement; national policy; power station
Downloads: 66
[texts]Community Energy Saving Programme (CESP): communities: areas of low income - Department of Energy and Climate Change

Keywords: west; north; glasgow; midlands; humber; city; london; east; oocn; yorkshire; oocn birmingham; east midlands; north west; north east; west midlands; birmingham west; ooby liverpool; city glasgow; glasgow city; liverpool north
Downloads: 49
[texts]Independent Police Complaints Commission annual report and summary of accounts 2005/06: incorporating a summary of the accounts - Independent Police Complaints Commission
On cover: Integrity, independence, diversity
Keywords: ipcc; police; complaints; investigations; percentage; casework; deaths; investigation; appeals; incidents; mental health; metropolitan police; working days; road traffic; police service; police complaints; police forces; police force; complaints system; policy lead
Downloads: 68
[texts]Revised code of practice for the detention, treatment and questioning of persons by police officers: Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE) - Code C - Home Office
Dated May 2012. This Code applies to people in police detention on the day The Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (Codes of Practice) (Revision of Codes C, G and H) Order 2012 comes into force
Keywords: detainee; custody; police; paragraph; code; appropriate; person; officer; questioning; persons; police officer; mentally vulnerable; custody officer; police station; police officers; mentally disordered; adverse inferences; legal advice; appropriate adult; custody record
Downloads: 31
[texts]The Social Security (Claims and Payments) Amendment Regulations (No. 2) 2010 (S.I. 2010 No. 870): report by the Social Security Advisory Committee under sections 173 (4) and 174 (2) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the statement by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in accordance with sections 173 (4) amd 174 (2) of that Act - Social Security Advisory Committee
Dated March 2010
Keywords: hmrc; dwp; deductions; claimants; customer; recovery; debt; trial; repayment; debts; maximum rate; income support; social security; support allowance; tax credit; security advisory; tpd scheme; debt recovery; hmrc debt; voluntary deductions
Downloads: 82
[texts]Marriage, divorce and adoption statistics: review of the National Statistician on marriages and divorces in 2006, and adoptions in 2007, in England and Wales - Office for National Statistics

Keywords: table; marriages; divorced; england; wales; age; single; marriage; widowed; marital; previous marital; single men; red box; wales england; excel version; single women; divorced women; marital status; box surrounding; widowed divorced
Downloads: 114
[texts]Barker Review of Land Use Planning: final report recommendations - Barker Review of Land Use Planning
This report is one of a series of reviews, commissioned by the Chancellor of the Exchequer, to accompany the pre-Budget report 2006 (to be published 6 December 2006, Cm. 6984, ISBN 0101698429). It sets out recommendations to reform the planning system in England in support of sustainable economic growth and prosperity, whilst securing delivery of wider objectives including promoting community involvement, supporting local democracy and enhancing the environment...
Keywords: planning; local; development; review; applications; report; barker; land; final; authorities; local government; local authority; barker review; local authorities; final report; planning authorities; planning policy; local planning; planning system; development plan
Downloads: 102
[texts]Understanding the risks, empowering communities, building resilience: the national flood and coastal erosion risk management strategy for England - Environment Agency

Keywords: flood; risk; coastal; erosion; local; environment; flooding; management; risks; fcerm; lead local; management authorities; risk management; erosion risk; coastal erosion; local flood; flood authorities; environment agency; flood risk; surface water
Downloads: 115
[texts]Export of objects of cultural interest 2010/11: 1 May 2010 - 30 April 2011 - Department for Culture, Media and Sport
The UK's export controls of objects of cultural interest are aimed to strike a balance between the need to protect the heritage, the rights of owners and the encouragement of a thriving art market. This is the seventh annual report on the operation of export controls on objects of cultural interest which covers the period 1 May 2010 to 30 April 2011. As well as the Reviewing Committee report, it includes descriptions of individual export cases that were referred to the Committee by expert adviso...
Keywords: export; waverley; cultural; painting; deferral; licence; art; objects; case; applicant; initial deferral; raise funds; cultural interest; expert adviser; export licence; serious intention; reviewing committee; third waverley; licence application; waverley criteria
Downloads: 66
[texts]National policy statement for gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) - Department of Energy and Climate Change

Keywords: gas; ipc; pipelines; impacts; lng; applicant; storage; infrastructure; pipeline; mitigation; lng import; national policy; gas supply; energy infrastructure; gas storage; natural gas; policy statement; supply infrastructure; oil pipelines; gas reception
Downloads: 68
[texts]How fair is Britain? Equality, human rights and good relations in 2010: the first triennial review - Equality and Human Rights Commission
This version replaces the version presented to the House of Commons on 11 October and to the House of Lords on 5 October 2010. Copies will be provided free of charge to all known recipients of that version
Keywords: chapter; equality; data; ethnic; women; england; groups; survey; crime; age; disabled people; rights commission; human rights; crime survey; ethnic minority; equality measurement; domestic violence; sexual orientation; british crime; young people
Downloads: 233
[texts]Corruption in the police service in England and Wales: first report - Independent Police Complaints Commission
This report sets out: a description of the IPCC, its powers and responsibilities; definitions of police corruption in current usage; data on referrals from the police to the IPCC; a selection of corruption case studies; issues arising from corruption cases for the police service. It also identifies what will be covered in a more detailed report later in the year: further analysis of corruption referrals by individual forces over the past two/three years; more detailed identification of the conte...
Keywords: ipcc; police; corruption; referrals; received; allegations; investigations; investigation; cases; complaints; independent investigations; police forces; police service; police corruption; chief constable; police complaints; independent police; police officer; police officers; phone hacking
Downloads: 64
[texts]Equality Act 2010: code of practice on employment - Equality and Human Rights Commission

Keywords: employer; equality; employment; code; worker; rights; statutory; discrimination; protected; commission; employment tribunal; direct discrimination; human rights; reasonable adjustments; rights commission; protected characteristic; positive action; commission statutory; statutory code; disabled person
Downloads: 134
[texts]Overarching national policy statement for energy (EN-1) - Department of Energy and Climate Change
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for the energy infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); renewable electricity generation (both onshore and offshore) (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); the electricity transmission and distribution network (EN-5) (ISBN 9780108510816); and nuclear power ge...
Keywords: energy; ipc; infrastructure; overarching; impacts; carbon; development; electricity; applicant; gas; development consent; nuclear power; policy statement; climate change; national policy; low carbon; power stations; energy infrastructure; overarching national; electricity generation
Downloads: 85
[texts]Government response to the first annual progress report of the Committee on Climate Change - Department of Energy and Climate Change
Response to the 1st Progress Report - Meeting Carbon Budgets - the need for a step change - http://hmccc.s3.amazonaws.com/21667%20CCC%20Report%20AW%20WEB.pdf, issued 12th October 2009
Keywords: carbon; emissions; energy; renewable; climate; low; ccc; government; transition; reduction; transition plan; government response; low carbon; emissions reduction; climate change; progress report; carbon transition; public sector; energy efficiency; annual progress
Downloads: 26
[texts]Proceeds of Crime Act 2002: part 5, chapter 3 report of the appointed person for England and Wales and Northern Ireland 2009-2010 - Home Office

Keywords: appointed; customs; cash; search; searches; approval; seized; person; report; officer; customs officer; search powers; appointed person; reasonable grounds; northern ireland; financial investigator; officer approval; senior officer; accredited financial; prior approval
Downloads: 30
[texts]Equality Bill - equality impact assessment - Government Equalities Office
Dated November 2009. This publication relates to the Equality Bill (HC Bill 5, session 2009-10, ISBN 9780215534330). A related impact assessment considers the costs and benefits of the Bill and its main measures (ISBN 9780108508677)
Keywords: discrimination; equality; impact; disability; protected; public; protection; gender; reassignment; stakeholder; sexual orientation; disabled people; equality bill; age discrimination; public authorities; general impact; positive impact; stakeholder engagement; gender reassignment; equality duty
Downloads: 26
[texts]National policy statement for electricity networks infrastructure (EN-5) - Department of Energy and Climate Change
This national policy statement (NPS) sets out national policy for electricity networks infrastructure. A further five technology-specific NPSs for the energy sector cover: national policy for the energy infrastructure (EN-1) (ISBN 9780108510779); fossil fuel electricity generation (EN-2) (ISBN 9780108510786); renewable electricity infrastructure (EN-3) (ISBN 9780108510793); gas supply infrastructure and gas and oil pipelines (EN-4) (ISBN 9780108510809); and nuclear power generation (EN-6) (ISBN ...
Keywords: electricity; infrastructure; networks; overhead; impacts; energy; nps; ipc; effects; lines; overhead lines; magnetic fields; electricity networks; power lines; networks infrastructure; climate change; electricity network; national policy; policy statement; energy infrastructure
Downloads: 49
[texts]Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman annual report 2011-12 - Judicial Appointments and Conduct Ombudsman

Keywords: judicial; complaint; ojc; upheld; ombudsman; jac; complaints; conduct; advisory; complainants; original complaint; lord chief; advisory committee; conduct ombudsman; judicial appointments; case study; regulated disciplinary; regional judge; judicial office; case studies
Downloads: 28
[texts]Draft code of practice on visual recording with sound of interviews with suspects - Home Office
On cover: Police and Criminal Act (PACE): Code F
Keywords: recording; code; interview; visual; interviewer; suspects; suspect; interviews; master; officer; certified recording; recording medium; visual recording; custody officer; master copy; interviewing officer; secure digital; recording equipment; recording media; interview room
Downloads: 29
[texts]Marine policy statement: Secretary of State for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs' statement in response to the Environment, Food and Rural Affairs Committee's recommendations on the Marine Policy Statement - Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs
Dated March 2011. Government response to HC 635, session 2010-11 (ISBN 9780215556134). The draft Marine Policy Statement published July 2010 (ISBN 9780108509155)
Keywords: marine; mps; mmo; planning; plans; ensure; fisheries; defra; welcomes; government; marine plan; government welcomes; marine planning; policy statement; marine plans; public participation; rural affairs; planning system; marine policy; terrestrial planning
Downloads: 37
[texts]Covert surveillance and property interference: draft revised code of practice - Home Office
Pursuant to section 71 (4) of the Regulation of Investigatory Powers Act 2000
Keywords: surveillance; authorisation; authorising; authorisations; interference; officer; directed; intrusive; property; covert; surveillance authorisation; senior authorising; authorising officer; covert surveillance; directed surveillance; public authority; matters subject; property interference; intrusive surveillance; public authorities
Downloads: 53
[texts]The (draft) Social Security (Jobseeker's Allowance Skills Training Conditionality Pilot) Regulations 2010 (S.I.2010 No.xxx): report by the Social Security Advisory Committee under section 174(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the statement by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in accordance with sections 174(2) of that Act - Social Security Advisory Committee
This Pilot Regulation will implement the Government's proposal to introduce increased Jobseeker's Allowance obligations to train from 26 April 2010 This will include referring customers who have been identified as requiring training under threat of possible sanctions if they do not engage, thus increasing their conditionality requirements. In its report following public consultation, the Committee advised Ministers not to proceed with the pilot but should it go ahead certain conditions needed to...
Keywords: skills; pilot; training; customers; ies; sanctions; jsa; jobcentre; employment; conditionality; labour market; pilot areas; skills training; basic skills; training conditionality; health check; social security; random assignment; skills health; personal adviser
Downloads: 91
[texts]Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency: Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration annual report 2011 - 2012 Independent Chief Inspector of Borders and Immigration, and Independent Monitor for Entry Clearance Refusals without the Right of Appeal, Annual Report for the period November 2011 - October 2012 - Independent Chief Inspector of the UK Border Agency

Keywords: border; inspection; agency; visa; inspectorate; asylum; report; immigration; entry; checks; independent chief; security checks; border agency; entry clearance; chief inspector; border security; visa sections; border force; annual report; origin report
Downloads: 36
[texts]Co-operation and requesting information in flood and coastal erosion risk management: statutory guidance on the implementation of the Flood and Water Management Act 2010 sections 13(1) and 14 in England - Environment Agency

Keywords: flood; risk; management; erosion; authorities; authority; request; coastal; requesting; requests; flood risk; water management; risk management; local flood; coastal erosion; environment agency; relevant authority; management authorities; erosion risk; lead local
Downloads: 38
[texts]Equality Act 2010: code of practice on equal pay - Equality and Human Rights Commission

Keywords: pay; equal; code; practice; employer; comparator; draft; equality; woman; maternity; equal work; sex discrimination; equal pay; employment tribunal; pay code; maternity leave; material factor; job evaluation; draft code; pay systems
Downloads: 62
[texts]Report by the Government Actuary on the draft Social Security Benefits Up-rating Order 2010 and on the determination not to lay a draft Social Security (Contributions) (Re-rating) Order 2010 - Government Actuary's Department

Keywords: assumptions; payments; contributions; earnings; estimated; benefit; estimates; fund; receipts; insurance; retirement pension; insurance contributions; national insurance; contribution receipts; insurance fund; draft social; incapacity benefit; benefit payments; social security; pension age
Downloads: 37
[texts]Nuclear Decommissioning Authority business plan 2011-2014 - Nuclear Decommissioning Authority

Keywords: decommissioning; nuclear; site; activities; magnox; fuel; waste; nda; restoration; sellafield; activities site; waste management; business plan; key activities; nuclear decommissioning; site restoration; level waste; authority business; decommissioning authority; planned key
Downloads: 62
[texts]Data Protection Act 1998: Information Commissioner's guidance about the issue of monetary penalties prepared and issued under section 55C (1) of the Data Protection Act 1998 Information Commissioner's report to Parliament - Information Commissioner's Office
Under sections 55A and 55B of the Data Protection Act 1998 introduced by the Criminal Justice and Immigration Act 2008, the Information Commissioner may, in certain circumstances, serve a monetary penalty notice on a data controller. The monetary penalty is not kept by the Commissioner, but must be paid into the Consolidated Fund owned by HM Treasury. The Commissioner's underlying objective in imposing a monetary penalty notice is to promote compliance with the Act...
Keywords: monetary; commissioner; data; controller; contravention; impose; notice; penalty; intent; substantial; reasonable steps; commissioner considers; monetary penalty; personal data; data controller; substantial damage; written representations; data protection; penalty notice; serious contravention
Downloads: 14
[texts]DFID in 2009-10: response to the International Development (Reporting and Transparency) Act 2006 - Department for International Development
This report provides a summary of the recent contribution of the Department for International Development to delivering the Millenium Development Goals. It includes details by country describing progress made and DFID's contribution. It discusses aims for bilateral and multilateral aid and the statistical information on monies spent
Keywords: bilateral; dfid; total; percentage; humanitarian; gpex; net; oda; programme; assistance; humanitarian assistance; bilateral programme; total bilateral; public expenditure; bilateral oda; bilateral gross; bilateral gpex; gross public; net bilateral; dfid bilateral
Downloads: 88
[texts]The Employment and Support Allowance (Limited Capability for Work and Limited Capability for Work-Related Activity) Amendment Regulations 2011 (S.I.2011 No.228): report by the Social Security Advisory Committee under section 174(1) of the Social Security Administration Act 1992 and the statement by the Secretary of State for Work and Pensions in accordance with sections 174(2) of that Act - Social Security Advisory Committee
This Regulation was introduced as the benefit for new customers with a health condition or disability from 27 October 2008. At the same time the Work Capability Assessment (WCA) was introduced to assess entitlement to ESA. It is important that the WCA continues to be an up to date accurate assessment of a person's functional capability for work and work related activity.
Keywords: capability; descriptors; esa; wca; claimant; activity; assessment; regulations; limited; customers; proposed amendment; mental health; limited capability; incapacity benefits; esa regulations; work capability; proposed changes; health condition; support allowance; existing schedule
Downloads: 67
[texts]First report on the operation of the Terrorist Asset-Freezing etc. Act 2010: (review period: December 2010 to September 2011) - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation
The Act under review gives the Treasury power to freeze the assets of individuals and groups thought to be involved in terrorism, whether in the UK or abroad, and to deprive them of access to financial resources. It implements UN Security Council Resolution 1373 and is one of a number of measures at the Government's disposal for preventing the financing of terrorism. At the end of the review period in September 2011: 30 individuals and 8 groups were designated by the Treasury under the Act...
Keywords: designated; tafa; terrorist; asset; terrorism; designations; treasury; designation; licences; persons; necessity test; taliban asset; asset freezing; terrorist asset; united kingdom; asset freeze; reasonable belief; designated persons; designated person; security council
Downloads: 145
[texts]Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code D: code of practice for the identification of persons by police officers - Home Office
This Code of Practice concerns the principal methods used by police to identify people in connection with the investigation of offences and the keeping of accurate and reliable criminal records. The powers and procedures in this code must be used fairly, responsibly, with respect for the people to whom they apply and without unlawful discrimination. The Equality Act 2010 makes it unlawful for police officers to discriminate against, harass or victimise any person on the grounds of the ’pr...
Keywords: identification; person; witness; paragraph; fingerprints; code; police; suspect; officer; offence; video identification; recordable offence; police officers; police station; identification parade; group identification; identification procedures; identification officer; footwear impressions; identification procedure
Downloads: 128
[texts]Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984 (PACE): code A: code of practice for the exercise by: police officers of statutory powers of stop and search; police officers and police staff of requirements to record public encounters - Home Office
This code governs the exercise by police officers of statutory powers to search a person or a vehicle without first making an arrest. In addition, it covers requirements on police officers and police staff to record encounters not governed by statutory powers. This code does not apply to: (a) the powers of stop and search under; (i) Aviation Security Act 1982, section 27(2); (ii) Police and Criminal Evidence Act 1984, section 6(1) (which relates specifically to powers of constables employed by s...
Keywords: search; powers; person; code; searches; officers; officer; police; terrorism; authorisation; police station; public order; police officers; search powers; statutory powers; reasonable suspicion; serious violence; criminal justice; reasonable grounds; police reform
Downloads: 107
[texts]Place-shaping: a shared ambition for the future of local government final report - Lyons Inquiry into Local Government
Sir Michael Lyons was commissioned to consider the case for changes to the present system of local government funding in England and make recommendations, including on the reform of council tax. The remit was extended to cover questions relating to the function of local government and its future role as well as how it is funded, and also to consider the implications of the Barker (ISBN 0118404857), Eddington (ISBN 0118404873) and Leitch (ISBN 0118404865) reports...
Keywords: local; government; tax; authorities; council; final; central; lyons; local government; march; business rates; income tax; council tax; central government; local authorities; report march; final report; lyons inquiry; local authority
Downloads: 51
[texts]Birth statistics: review of the National Statistician on births and patterns of family building in England and Wales, 2007 - Office for National Statistics
With correction page dated 15 December 2008
Keywords: births; birth; table; england; wales; live; age; marriage; population; excel; population trends; wales england; live births; box surrounding; table title; title table; united kingdom; excel version; red box; wales year
Downloads: 183
[texts]National policy statement for nuclear power generation (EN-6) - Department of Energy and Climate Change
This draft national policy statement (NPS) reiterates the Government's policy on the need for new nuclear power in England and Wales set out in 'Meeting the energy challenge: a white paper on nuclear power' (Cm. 7296, 2008, ISBN 9780101729628). A strategic siting assessment has taken place in 2009 and informs this draft NPS. This document outlines the policy on assessment of development consent applications to be followed by the Infrastructure Planning Commission; policy on consideration of alte...
Keywords: nuclear; site; power; sustainability; appraisal; potential; effects; ipc; assessment; sites; power stations; power generation; nuclear power; policy statement; power station; energy infrastructure; draft national; national policy; nominated site; habitats regulations
Downloads: 69
[texts]Report on the operation in 2009 of the Terrorism Act 2000 and of part 1 of the Terrorism Act 2006 - Independent Reviewer of Terrorism Legislation

Keywords: terrorism; terrorist; schedule; annex; arrests; offences; offence; police; powers; northern; proscribed organisations; prosecution service; northern ireland; independent reviewer; metropolitan police; great britain; police service; terrorism arrests; human rights; terrorism legislation
Downloads: 101
[texts]Crown Proceedings Act 1947: list of authorised government departments and the names and addresses for service of the person who is, or is acting for the purposes of the act as, solicitor for such departments, published by the Minister for the Civil Service in pursuance of section 17 of the Crown Proceedings Act 1947 - Cabinet Office
This list supersedes the list published on 19 February 2009
Keywords: office; crown; proceedings; department; copyright; government; london; solicitor; authorised; civil; government departments; crown proceedings; civil proceedings; rural affairs; authorised government; legal services; cabinet office; square london; stationery office; crown copyright
Downloads: 79
[texts]Artificial light in the environment - Royal Commission on Environmental Pollution
There is an urgent need for Government to recognise that artificial light in the wrong place or at the wrong time is a pollutant which can harm the natural environment. This report focusses on the loss of the view of the stars, the nuisance caused by badly designed lighting, and the effects of artificial light on nature and ecosystems. The Commission heard evidence that suggests that more light isn't always better in terms of reducing crime or the incidence of road traffic accidents...
Keywords: light; lighting; artificial; effects; impacts; species; natural; pollution; outdoor; environment; night sky; local authorities; artificial light; artificial lighting; light pollution; road lights; artificial night; outdoor lighting; road lighting; natural environment
Downloads: 84
[texts]Gowers Review of Intellectual Property - Gowers Review of Intellectual Property
This report examines the importance of intellectual property (IP), ranging from patents, copyright, design and trade marks, and whether in the age of globalization, digitization and increasing economic specialization it still creates incentives for innovation, without unduly limiting access to consumers and stifling further innovation. The report does recommend a radical overhaul of the system, with the review concentrating on three areas, and setting out the following recommendations: (i) stren...
Keywords: patent; copyright; rights; review; protection; office; gowers; patents; patent office; recommendation; rights holders; developing countries; gowers review; trade mark; intellectual property; sound recordings; european patent; trade marks; trading standards
Downloads: 122
[texts]Meeting carbon budgets - the need for a step change: progress report to Parliament - Committee on Climate Change
The Committee on Climate Change (CCC) is an independent body established under the Climate Change Act to advise the UK Government on setting carbon budgets, and to report to Parliament on the progress made in reducing greenhouse gas emissions.
Keywords: emissions; carbon; energy; indicators; change; climate; measures; reduction; renewable; electric; change committee; emissions reductions; emissions reduction; energy efficiency; climate change; step change; electric cars; meeting carbon; carbon budgets; renewable heat
Downloads: 180
[texts]Local government financial statistics England:No. 22, 2012 - Department for Communities and Local Government
Local government expenditure represents about a quarter of all public expenditure, and the data are used in the monitoring of public expenditure and the compilation of the national accounts. Local government finance data are also used by the Government to inform the allocation of resources to local government and the development and monitoring of local government finance policy. It is also used more widely, by local authorities (including fire, police, transport and waste authorities, libraries ...
Keywords: expenditure; local; police; east; west; fire; authorities; revenue; gla; capital; local authorities; west midlands; local government; fire south; council tax; revenue expenditure; east midlands; south east; local authority; gla gla
Downloads: 150
[texts]Preparing for our ageing society: a Discussion Paper - Department for Work and Pensions

Keywords: ageing; opportunities; people; challenges; support; older; services; society; provided; public; older people; private sector; people aged
Downloads: 59
[texts]The Horserace Betting Levy Board annual report and accounts 2011/12 - Horserace Betting Levy Board
Dated July 2012
Keywords: levy; board; scheme; assets; prize; racing; fixtures; betting; horserace; financial; defined benefit; comprehensive income; levy board; financial assets; prize money; year ended; betting levy; horserace betting; levy scheme; accounting officer
Downloads: 63
[texts]Code of practice (England, Wales and Scotland) for the exercise of stop and search powers under sections 43 and 43A of the Terrorism Act 2000: and the authorisation and exercise of stop and search powers relating to section 47A of, and schedule 6B to, the Terrorism Act 2000 - Home Office
Dated May 2012. Effective from midnight on the day that The Terrorism Act 2000 (Codes of Practice for the Exercise of Stop and Search Powers) Order 2012 comes into force
Keywords: authorisation; search; terrorism; authorising; officer; vehicle; code; powers; police; person; police forces; explanatory notes; authorising officer; authorising officers; search powers; constitute evidence; police force; reasonable suspicion; reasonably suspects; officer reasonably
Downloads: 35
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